The Forgotten Campaign
||Gailey, Harry A.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||University Press of Kentucky|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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" The 1943 invasion of Bougainville, largest and northernmost of the Solomon Islands, and the naval battles during the campaign for the island, contributed heavily to the defeat of the Japanese in the Pacific War. Here Harry Gailey presents the definitive account of the long and bitter fighting that took place on that now all-but-forgotten island. A maze of swamps, rivers, and rugged hills overgrown with jungle, Bougainville afforded the Allies a strategic site for airbases from...